HEERF Funding

HEERF Student Aid Funds

The Federal Government established the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF) under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Stability Act (CARES) on March 27, 2020 a portion of which, Student Aid Funds, is to be used to provide emergency assistance to students.  Supplemental funds were later authorized through the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2021(CRRSAA) (HEERF II) and the American Rescue Plan (ARP) (HEERF III) to continue support for institutions of higher education to serve students and ensure learning continues during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Clinton Community College has been allocated HEERF Student Aid Funds to provide emergency grants to students experiencing financial hardship specifically due to the COVID-19 pandemic for expenses related to any component of the student's cost of attendance and/or emergency costs that arise due to coronavirus. 

As a recipient of HEERF Student Aid Funds, Clinton Community College is required by the federal Education Department (ED) to report the following elements on a quarterly basis:

  1. An acknowledgement that the certification agreement was signed and returned to the federal Education Department (ED) and the assurance that the institution has used, or intends to use, all of the Student Aid Funds to provide emergency grants to students.
  2. The total amount of HEERF Funds that the institution will receive or has received.
  3. The total amount of emergency grants distributed to students.
  4. The estimated total number of students eligible to receive an emergency grant.
  5. The total number of students who received an emergency grant.
  6. The method the institution used to determine which students will receive emergency grants and how much funding they will receive. (Awarding Methodology).
  7. Any instructions, directions, or guidance provided by the institution to students concerning the emergency grants.

The above reporting elements are included within the following links and/or as part of the Federal Disclosure Reporting Chart below:

            HEERF I (CARES) Student Emergency Grant

            HEERF II (CRRSAA) Student Emergency Grant

            HEERF III (ARP) Student Emergency Grant

Federal Disclosure Reporting Chart

Below is the combined quarterly reporting summary for the HEERF Student Aid Funds made available through CARES, CRRSAA, and the ARP satisfying the required reporting elements numbers 2, 3, and 5 listed above:

                                               HEERF Federal Disclosure Chart

HEERF Institutional Funds

Below is the required quarterly reporting for HEERF Institutional Funds made available through CARES, CRRSAA, and the ARP:

            9/30/2020     Quarterly HEERF Institutional Report

            12/31/2020     Quarterly HEERF Institutional Report

            3/31/2021       Quarterly HEERF Institutional Report

            6/30/2021       Quarterly HEERF Institutional Report

            9/30/2021       Quarterly HEERF Institutional Report

   1/7/2022         Quarterly HEERF Institutional Report

4/10/2022         Quarterly HEERF Institutional Report

Quarterly Budget and Expenditure Reporting for all HEERF I, II, and III grant funds

7/11/2022_Quarterly HEERF I, II, and III Report (final report)